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RIAC and IRAS Discuss Russia-Iran Cooperation in the Middle East

... discussions between the sided (Q&A). Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, and Davood Kiani, IRAS President, moderated the meeting. On February 6 Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a video conference with the Institute for Iran-Eurasia Studies (IRAS) on Russia’s and Iran’s positions in the Middle East in post-ISIS period. The video conference consisted of two sessions: the presentations made by the speakers and the following discussions between the sided (Q&A). Timur ...


Iran's Hot Winter Month of Dey

The latest anti-government protests in Iran are solely a result of another round of domestic infighting between reformists and radical conservatives This year's Dey month (the first day of winter in the Iranian calendar, beginning in December and ending in January) proved to be a hot one ...


North Korea, Iran, and Prospects for Nuclear-Weapon-Free World. RIAC Hosts a Webinar on Nuclear Non-Proliferation

... award of the Nobel Peace Prize for the International Campaign to Ban Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). At the same time, the administration of Donald Trump, the President of the United States, recently announced his intention to cancel the “nuclear deal” with Iran, concluded in July 2015. In the meanwhile, Washington is uttering unfounded accusations towards Russia on violating the START Treaty. All this is taking place against a backdrop of the ongoing crisis over North Korea’s nuclear program. In this ...


ELN Group Statement: Sustaining the Iran Nuclear Deal

The statement’s signatories, who include George Robertson, Wolfgang Ischinger, Javier Solana, Igor Ivanov argue that not certifying Iran’s compliance on spurious grounds would damage not only US interests but also US international standing. Next month the US Administration concludes its review of relations with Iran and addresses its next requirement to report to the US Congress ...


Hypertension between Iran and the USA

What Will the Washington—Tehran Psychological Warfare Bring? Jahangir Karami: Iran 2017: Election Race and Outcomes In the first half of 2017 American-Iranian contradictions magnified. President Trump, in the course of his election campaign and after taking office, strongly condemned the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for ...


Iran 2017: Election Race and Outcomes

Interview with Jahangir Karami, University of Tehran, the Institute for Iran-Eurasia Studies On May 20, 2017, Hassan Rouhani won a complete victory as Iran’s president for the second time. Being praised for successful Iranian Nuclear deal implementation and economic recovery during his first term, currently Rouhani has ...


Russia-Iran Discussion Held at Valdai Club

Experts in international affairs from both countries' leading think-tanks, including Institute for Political and International Studies and Institute for Iran-Eurasian Studies, took part in the discussion On April 19, Valdai International Discussion Club held Russia-Iran expert discussion on global changes in the world and expectations from the new U.S. administration, prospects of international cooperation ...


Russia – GCC Relations After the Signing of the JCPOA with Iran

Despite differences over Syria and the Iranian nuclear deal, contemporary GCC-Russian relations are arguably at an apex, both in terms of shared interests and mutual understanding Russian and GCC commentators are well-acquainted with the Western views regarding the GCC region. However, Russian ...


Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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